The Rise of the Post-Covid Leader: Soft is the New Tough

We have long understood that a poor manager is the most significant factor in an employee’s decision to resign. Yet, a study conducted by Careerbuilder reports that 58 percent of managers said they didn’t receive any management training. How can that be?  The top factor of an employee’s job satisfaction level is the quality of their relationship … Continue reading The Rise of the Post-Covid Leader: Soft is the New Tough

From Workforce Revolution® to Organizational Alliance : Re-engage a Dis-illusioned Workforce by Shifting Focus

From our previous articles, you took action and burned the ships as you pursue a culture of purposeful recognition withing your workforce of the individual and valuing the individual.  Now it’s time to pull everyone together to move forward toward a common goal.  Focus on the External    With a “Burn the Ships” commitment lived … Continue reading From Workforce Revolution® to Organizational Alliance : Re-engage a Dis-illusioned Workforce by Shifting Focus

From Workforce Revolution® to Organizational Alliance: Re-engage a Dis-illusioned Workforce by Recognizing the Individual

What makes up the culture in your organization?   People.   If you’re going to align and re-engage your workforce, you must recognize and speak to the individual, not just the masses.  In our last blog, we discussed that we must be willing to "burn the ships" in order to create alignment within our organization. … Continue reading From Workforce Revolution® to Organizational Alliance: Re-engage a Dis-illusioned Workforce by Recognizing the Individual

From Workforce Revolution® to Organizational Alliance: Re-engaging a Disillusioned Workforce  

The Workforce Revolution® has begun. Awakened by the reveille of employee discontent, heralded by a chorus of resignations and a massive recruitment problem, companies found themselves ill-equipped to re-engage the troops. Leaders struggled to keep everyone in formation while the remaining loyal yet burned-out workforce struggled to carry the load of their AWOL colleagues. Initially, when the Workforce … Continue reading From Workforce Revolution® to Organizational Alliance: Re-engaging a Disillusioned Workforce  

When Talent Goes AWOL: It’s Time to Raise a New Flag

It’s become a popular belief that COVID is the catalyst of this talent war, or what is being called the Great Resignation. However, as we’ve discussed in our last two articles, “When Talent Goes AWOL: Calling a cease-fire to the Talent War” and “When Talent Goes AWOL: The next step in calling a Cease-Fire in … Continue reading When Talent Goes AWOL: It’s Time to Raise a New Flag

Are We Just Hiding Behind Hybrid?

Are we really just hiding behind hybrid? Many of our executive coaching clients admit to feeling rushed into making a choice or some sort of commitment about returning to a brick-and-mortar work setting soon. Their employers offer fixed choices about where to work: either fully remotely (if eligible) or some kind of hybrid blend of working … Continue reading Are We Just Hiding Behind Hybrid?

When Hybrid Goes to Hell… 

Solving the REAL issue behind post-Covid hybrid workforce unrest  In this new post-Covid era we find ourselves in uncharted territory.  The battle against the virus is in danger of mutating into a revolutionary war between leadership and the workforce.  And the troops are already revolting – with their feet!  Study after study tells us that … Continue reading When Hybrid Goes to Hell…